迷你对话学地道口语第2080期:拔腿就跑
日期:2020-07-31 07:56

(单词翻译:单击)

情景对话:

A: Tom, why did you turn tail when you saw me after school?

汤姆,放学后你为什么一看见我就掉头跑掉了?

B: I'm sorry, mum. I just wanted...

对不起,妈妈,我只是想……

A : Wwhat?

想什么?

B: I just wanted to play and i did not want to do my homework early.

我只是想玩玩,不想太早做作业。

词海拾贝:

turn tail

exp. To run away or flee, usually in fear.(躲开,逃跑,掉头拔腿就跑)

The burglars turned tail at the sound of our security alarm.

窃贼一听到我们的安全警报就掉头就跑。

e.g. I couldn't just turn tail and run but I wasn't going to fight that monster, either.

窃贼一听到我们的安全警报就掉转头来。

e.g. Sometimes turning tail is the only sensible thing to do.

有时掉头逃跑是唯一明智的做法。


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